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ABASA f Bosnian
Bosnian female form of Abbas
. It is also the name of the 80th sura of the Qur'an.
ADEODAT m Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Ukrainian form of Adeodatus
ADIAN m Bosnian
Possibly of Arabic descent, meaning '‘religious, devout’'.
AFRODITA f Basque, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Galician, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Cognate of Aphrodite
ALEKSIY m Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Alexios
). At least in Russia, the difference between this form and the more common Aleksey
is possibly that Aleksiy comes directly from Alexios
, while Aleksey comes directly from Alexis
ALKA f Croatian
Derived from the Greek element αλκη (alke)
meaning "strength, force". A famous bearer is Croatian singer Alka Vuica (1961-).
ALMIN m Bosnian
Derived from Arabic الْأَمِين (al-ʾamīn)
meaning "the trustworthy".
ALUSIAN m Bulgarian
Tsar of Bulgaria for short time in 1041. One night, during dinner, Alusian took advantage of Peter
II's inebriation, and cut off his nose and blinded him with a kitchen knife in 1041. Since Alusian was of the blood of Samuel
, he was quickly proclaimed emperor in Peter II's place by his troops.
AMRA f Bosnian
Derived from Arabic عَمَرَ (ʿamara)
meaning "to live long, to be long-lived".
ANYO m Bulgarian
Possibly a diminutive of Angel
. A known bearer of this name was the Bulgarian soccer player Ayan "Anyo" Sadakov (1961-2017).
ARANĐEL m Serbian
This name is Christian in origin. It is derived from Serbo-Croatian arhanđel
"archangel", which is ultimately derived from Greek archangelos
ARDIAN m Albanian, Bosnian
Ardian is a personal name deriving from the name of an Illyrian tribe of Ardiaei, whose original homeland was the valley of the Neretva river, in present day Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, the name is mainly present among modern Albanians, as they consider themselves to be the direct descendants of ancient Illyrians... [more]
ARIAN m English, Croatian
Variation of Aryan
, or from the English word referring to "someone whose star sign is Aries
". Arian Foster (born 1986) is an American football player for the Houston Texans.
ASPARUH m Bulgarian
Asparuh was а ruler of Bulgars in the second half of the 7th century and is credited with the establishment of the First Bulgarian Empire in 680/681.
ATENA f Catalan (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian
Catalan, Croatian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Romanian form of Athena
AVIT m Croatian, French, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Occitan
Croatian, French, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian and Occitan form of Avitus
AVRORA f Armenian (?), Azerbaijani (?), Bulgarian, Georgian (?), Russian, Slovene (?), Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Aurora
. This form is also used in Armenian, Azerbaijani, Slovene, and Georgian to refer to the Roman goddess.
AZEMINA f Bosnian, Turkish
It probably has its origins from the Arabic language. Az coming from the word عز meaning strength or might and amin coming from the word أمين meaning trustworthy.
AZUR m Bosnian
Bosnian male form of Azure
. Number 96 in top 100 in 2012 for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
BASARABA f & m Vlach
Derived from Basaraba
, which is the Vlach name for the historical region of Bessarabia. It is said to be the native land of the Vlach people.
BELIMIR m Croatian
The first element of this name is derived from Proto-Slavic bělъ
"white, pale". Also see Běla
, which is of the same etymology. The second element is derived from Slavic mir
BELMONDO m Croatian (Rare)
Means "beautiful world", from Italian bel
"beautiful, pleasant" and mondo
"world". It is used as a surname in Italy.
BERIVOJ m Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the Slavic elements birati
"to take, to gather" (in an inflected form) and voi